Extra Intuition 11: A Mess of Cables

Manton and Daniel talk about their respective projects wiring their homes for ethernet.

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September 22, 2020 at 12:49 pm.

Extra Intuition 10: Start Pretty Simple

Daniel talks about his son’s ambition to build a Windows PC, and Manton talks about his increasing interest in developing for Android.

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September 9, 2020 at 12:02 pm.

Extra Intuition 9: I Did Wait Forever

Manton and Daniel talk about getting haircuts during a pandemic.

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August 22, 2020 at 3:42 pm.

Extra Intuition 8: Maintenance Is Important

Manton and Daniel talk about Manton’s recent home repairs, and the virtues of fixing up your home BEFORE you sell or move out.

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August 16, 2020 at 9:47 am.

Extra Intuition 7: Finding Distractions

Daniel and Manton talk about Daniel’s recent sudoku obsession.

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August 8, 2020 at 10:36 am.

Extra Intuition 6: That Was a Life-changing Moment

Manton and Daniel talk about their early experiences working at Apple, and weigh the pros and cons of working for Apple versus a startup.

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  • Late to the Mac – Daniel’s blog post about early computer use and eventual employment by Apple.
  • IndieWebCamp Austin – Austin-based conference that Manton co-organized.
May 21, 2018 at 10:00 am.

Extra Intuition 5: Three Cars For Four Drivers

After Manton’s Nissan Leaf lease expired, he’s going “car free,” to an extent. How many cars per person does a typical family need? He and Daniel consider Italian scooters, electric bikes, and other forms of local transportation.

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January 30, 2018 at 8:02 am.

Extra Intuition 4: We Still Write Checks

Manton and Daniel talk about their recent experience discovering that they owned an obscure crypto-currency, and the process of learning how to convert it to Bitcoin and then cash.

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Links:

  • Stellar – The non-profit cryptocurrency organization behind Lumens.
  • Binance – One of the exchanges that trades Stellar Lumens for Bitcoin and other currencies.
  • Coinbase – One of the most established Bitcoin exchanges, offering links to USD via bank transfer.
  • GDAX – Coinbase sister-service with a much less intuitive interface, and far lower fees.
  • Hilariously Rich – NY Times article about cryptocurrency enthusiasts in San Francisco.
January 21, 2018 at 4:07 pm.

Extra Intuition 3: A Good False Memory

Manton and Daniel compare notes about that time they shared a hotel room together at a tech conference. Or did they?

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November 25, 2017 at 10:01 am.

Extra Intuition 2: I Know It Was 15 Years Ago

Daniel and Manton are joined by Gus Mueller of Flying Meat. They talk about their early days in the indie Mac community, and Gus’s commitment to developing for the Mac. Along the way Gus let us know about a new Mac app he’s working on, and invited listeners to get in touch about beta testing it!

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Links:

  • Flying Meat – Gus’s company, developers of Acorn for Mac.
  • Rock Climbing: Flying Meat – Information about the rock climbing locale that inspired Gus’s company name.
  • Evening at Adler – Video from a special 2015 Mac developer event in Chicago.
  • Brent Simmons – One of the speakers at Evening at Adler.
  • Nicholas Jitkoff – Creator of Quicksilver for Mac and another speaker at Adler.
  • Mac OS X Conference – Early OS X conference put on by O’Reilly.
  • VoodooPad – Mac based desktop wiki app, originally developed by Gus.
  • Rogue Amoeba – Developer of Mac audio software.
  • FlySketch – Hey, Gus still has a FlySketch page up!
  • Corel Painter – Painting app that originally inspired FlySketch.
  • CocoaScript – Gus’s open source JavaScript scripting bindings for Cocoa.
  • Sketch – Mac based drawing app with CocoaScript support.
  • Omni Automation – New JavaScript-based scripting support from The Omni Group.
  • Sal Soghoian – Former internal champion of scripting solutions at Apple.
October 23, 2017 at 3:36 pm.